Communiqués de presse

African Black Rhino in Ngorongoro.

Poaching crisis as rhino horn demand booms in Asia

Rhino poaching worldwide is poised to hit a 15-year-high driven by Asian demand for horns, according to new research. …  

09 Jul 2009 | International news release

Forest logging - Republic of Congo

Report urges forestry industry to tackle conflict with local people

Conflict between companies that profit from forests and local people who depend on them could be tackled by industry-led approaches but too few companies use them, says a report published today (8 July) by The Forests Dialogue (TFD), an international group of forest experts from business, environmental, academic and human rights groups. …  

08 Jul 2009 | International news release

Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus)

UICN: la crise que traverse la vie sauvage pire que la crise économique

La vie sur la planète est gravement menacée, malgré l’engagement d’inverser la tendance pris par les dirigeants mondiaux, selon une analyse détaillée de la Liste rouge UICN des espèces menacées™. …   | English | Spanish

02 Jul 2009 | International news release

A river in Los Katios National Park, Colombia 
by Jim Thorsell, January 1994

World Heritage in Danger - IUCN

The Danger List of World Heritage Sites needs radical change if is to remain an effective conservation tool, according to a report released today by IUCN. …   | Spanish

29 Jun 2009 | International news release

Fishes in the Barrier Reef World Heritage Site, Belize

Belize barrier reef and Los Katios park in danger

The Belize Barrier Reef System and Los Katios National Park in Columbia are the two natural sites added to the List of World Heritage in Danger, following the advice of IUCN. …   | Spanish

27 Jun 2009 | International news release

The Wadden Sea became the 200 natural site on the World Heritage List.

Two new natural wonders on World Heritage List

The Wadden Sea, on the coast of Germany and the Netherlands, and the Dolomites mountains in Northern Italy have been inscribed on the World Heritage List, following IUCN’s recommendations. …  

26 Jun 2009 | International news release

Porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus). Global Red List Assessment: Vulnerable; Sub-population Red List assessment for the Northeast Atlantic: Critically Endangered

Un tiers des requins de haute mer sont menacés d’extinction

La première étude mondiale visant à déterminer le statut de conservation de 64 espèces de requins et raies de haute mer (pélagiques) révèle que 32 % sont menacés d’extinction, principalement à cause de la surpêche, selon le groupe de spécialistes des requins de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

25 Jun 2009 | International news release

Nespresso and IUCN: exploring opportunities

IUCN teams up with Nespresso

Nestlé Nespresso SA, launches Ecolaboration™, a platform for sustainable innovation, committing itself to three major targets that will significantly enhance its sustainability performance by 2013. …  

22 Jun 2009 | International news release

people, climate, species/ecosystems, disasters are all issues that IUCN addresses

Prepare for disasters – invest in nature, says IUCN

Investing in nature can reduce the impact of natural disasters on people and the environment, according to IUCN. …  

17 Jun 2009 | International news release

Fish and seagrass, Menorca, Spain

Protéger les océans est avantageux économiquement

La protection des océans par le biais d’aires protégées marines peut assurer des revenus plus élevés et plus durables que leur exploitation continue, grâce au tourisme et à une pêche réglementée. C’est la conclusion d’une nouvelle publication de l’UICN regroupant des études de cas relatifs aux avantages écoomiques des aires protégées marines, lancée à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale de la biodiversité au 2e Congrès international d’aires protégées marines qui se tient à Washington. …   | English | Spanish

22 May 2009 | International news release